Stories

When I learned to ring as a teenager in Buckinghamshire, I was one of the better ringers at my home...

I learned to ring in 1980 when I was in my early 20’s. The Band here was a strong Sunday...

Why is it that there is an even gender balance among ringers in the early stages of ringing, but the gender...

I think of myself as a “started too late in life (when I was in my 60s) ringer”, rather than...

Perhaps I have been extremely fortunate, but I have  experienced very little opposition from anyone as I have progressed in...

Before I had children, I reached a high point in my ringing career. Then I had children and I didn’t...

I feel that I have been very fortunate in the support that I have received from a significant number of...

It was a dark and stormy night, as the story goes. This was my second year living in this city...

I want to acknowledge the many ringers (male and female) who have encouraged me to develop my skills as a...

I was taught to ring by a woman in a fairly well balanced tower. The male tower captain encouraged others...

In 1999 I moved to a new city, not knowing a soul, for work after college. I didn’t ring for...

I'd like to reflect on my time at a particular tower. I loved my time there and was made very...